Category Archives: Prayer

Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for June 2012

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, please pray for the following intentions this month. For the Holy Father’s intention that believers may recognize in the Eucharist the living presence of the Risen One who accompanies them in daily life. Missions: … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for May 2012

I call upon you God, for you will answer me: bend your ear and hear my prayer. Please pray the following intentions this month. For the Holy Father’s intention that initiatives which defend and uphold the role of the family … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for April 2012

O God, bless us during this season of Spiritual Renewal. Fill our minds and hearts with love, that we may be a sign of Jesus to all those living in our midst. Please pray daily the following intercessions for April. … Continue reading

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“St. Patrick’s Breast-Plate”

The beautiful prayer of St. Patrick, popularly known as “St. Patrick’s Breast-Plate”, is supposed to have been composed by him in preparation for this victory over Paganism. The following is a literal translation from the old Irish text: I bind … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for March 2012

O God, bless us during this season of Lent. Fill our minds and hearts with love, that we may be a sign of Jesus to all those living in our midst. Please pray for the following this month. For the … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for February 2012

Thank you for being a part of this behind the scenes ministry. Please pray the following intentions this month. For the Holy Father’s intention that all people may have access to water and other resources needed for daily life. Missions: … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for January 2012

Thank you, Lord Jesus Christ, for all the benefits and blessings you have given me, for all the pains and insults you have born for me. Merciful Friend, Brother and Redeemer, may I know you more clearly, love you more … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for December 2011

As we pray for our intentions this month let us remember that Jesus Christ is the light of the world, a light which no darkness can quench. This Christmas season let us ask for His guidance throughout the coming year. … Continue reading

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Ascension Catholic Community Ministry of Intercession for November 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We give thanks for all your prayers on behalf of Ascension Parish, the community and the world. Please pray for the following this month: For the Holy Father’s intention that the African continent may … Continue reading

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November Devotion: The Holy Souls in Purgatory

Since the 16th century Catholic piety has assigned entire months to special devotions. As a reminder of our duty to pray for the suffering faithful in Purgatory, the Church has dedicated the month of November to the Holy Souls. The … Continue reading

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